Stop Hunting Lynx in Europe

  • by: Animal Advocates
  • target: European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potocnik

By the middle of the 19th century, the lynx had become locally extinct in most countries of Central and Western Europe.

The lynx population in Poland is about 200, where hunting and habitat loss have reduced their numbers.

Despite the European Lynx being listed as a protected species by The Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, and as a species in need of strict protection by the Habitats Directive, the lynx is still hunted number of countries, including Sweden, Norway, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia and Romania.

Stop Hunting Lynx in Europe.

SOURCE: http://www.livescience.com/9020-lynx-transplanted-poland.html

European Commissioner for the Environment

Janez Potocnik

B-1049 Brussels, Belgium

Fax: 0032 (0)2 298 82 88
Email: janez.potocnik@ec.europa.eu

By the middle of the 19th century, the lynx had become locally extinct in most countries of Central and Western Europe.


The lynx population in Poland is about 200, where hunting and habitat loss have reduced their numbers.


Despite the European Lynx being listed as a protected species by The Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, and as a species in need of strict protection by the Habitats Directive, the lynx is still hunted number of countries, including Sweden, Norway, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia and Romania.


Stop Hunting Lynx in Europe.

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